Independence Day preparations in full swing

Independence Day preparations in full swing

With Independence Day celebrations round the corner, practice and preparations are on in full swing in almost every school and college in Northeast. Here we see students participating at a parade rehearsal to be performed on the occasion of Independence Day in Mushalpur. (UB)

NH7 weekender in Shillong

NH7 weekender in Shillong

Coming in as the fifth city to the venue line-up of Bacardi NH7 Weekender 2015, Shillong is gearing up to one of the biggest music festivals in the country. Excitement has increased ten fold with Megadeth confirming as the main headlining act for the Shillong leg of . This year’s edition of the NH7 Weekender music festival will […]

Young and old take part in Shraddhanjali in honour of Late Dr. Kalam

Young and old take part in Shraddhanjali in honour of Late Dr. Kalam

SHILLONG: Hundreds of people, young and old gathered at IIM Shillong on Thursday evening to pay floral tribute to former President, Late Dr Abdul Kalam. With candles in their hands, people from all corners of the society thronged at IIM Shillong campus to take part in the Shraddhanjali organised by IIM Shillong in honour of our […]

Historical Photos that will take you back in time

Historical Photos that will take you back in time

1. Hats were popular in New York in the 40s     2. Alfred Hitchcock shares a meal with the MGM lion 3. Fidel Castro and Che Guevara on a fishing trip, 1960 4. Orphaned babies being transported to the US after the Vietnam War 5. A policeman judges an ankle contest in the 1930s 6. WWI sound finders used […]

How well do you know your music from Northeast?

How well do you know your music from Northeast?

Often termed as the ‘unexplored paradise’, the North-east has much more to offer than flora and fauna. The music scene in the North-East has always been diverse and colorful, just like its culture. With a unique blend of folk, classical and rock genre, the music echoes the beauty of North East. Shillong, the capital of […]

2015 Assam Floods: In pictures

2015 Assam Floods: In pictures

Flood situation in Assam has worsened with over 3 lakh people being affected. After Brahmaputra River and several of its tributaries covered fresh areas in Assam, more than 700 villages in 15 districts have been affected with Barpeta, Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, and Sonitpur being the worst hit. There has been no immediate relief as heavy rainfall continued […]

5 things Shillongites do during bandhs

5 things Shillongites do during bandhs

  With the HNLC bandh looming over the city, here is a list of what people do during most bandhs in Shillong. Rather than defying an act that shuts down the state in a moment’s notice, we cherish the freedom that comes with such a call. Here is how Shillong responds to such notice by banned […]